Nihon Ad Systems

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Nihon Ad Systems, Inc.
IndustryAnimation planning and production, copyright management, international distribution
FoundedOctober 1, 1975; 43 years ago (October 1, 1975)
HeadquartersToranomon Hills, Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Key people
Hideyuki Nagai, Chairman
ParentAsatsu-DK (100%)

Nihon Ad Systems, Inc. ((株)日本アドシステムズ, Kabushiki-gaisha Nihon Ado Shisutemuzu), NAS for short, is a Japanese anime production and character merchandising company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the advertising agency Asatsu-DK. The "Ad" in its title is an abbreviation for "Animation Development".[1][2] Along with animation studios Sunrise, Toei Animation and TMS Entertainment, it is co-founder and shareholder of the Japanese anime television network Animax.[3][4] It has its headquarters in Toranomon Hills, Minato, Tokyo.



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  2. ^ "NAS". Retrieved 2009-02-03.
  3. ^ "ANIMAX アニメ見るならアニマックス:会社概要". Retrieved 2009-02-03.
  4. ^ "Sony Pictures Entertainment to Launch Animax Asia". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2009-02-03.
  5. ^ "Chūka Ichiban!/Cooking Master Boy Manga Gets New Anime". Anime News Network. February 3, 2019. Retrieved February 3, 2019.

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